Richmond Township, MO - Head-On Collision Near Wood Oak Ave Injures Two
Richmond Township, MO (October 31, 2020) - A two-car accident in Richmond Township on Friday, October 30th led to the injury of both drivers.
Police have determined that, at about 4:20 p.m., an accident occurred at East 116th Street and Wood Oak Avenue when a westbound 1999 Pontiac and an eastbound 2008 Lincoln collided head-first with one another for reasons that have yet to be determined.
The drivers of both vehicles a 16-year-old male and a 32-year-old woman, both from Richmond, sustained non-life-threatening injuries during the collision and were transported via ambulance to Ray County Memorial Hospital.
This accident is under investigation by local law enforcement.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Vehicle Collisions in Richmond Township
Car accident data reported by the Missouri Department of Transportation highlights the fact that, in 2016, 429 people died and 18,406 others were injured during traffic accidents. The three most frequent types of vehicle collisions in that year were one-car crashes, accidents involving deer, and collisions with fixed objects, like trees or Jersey walls.
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